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Senior Design Assurance Engineer

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Senior Design Assurance Engineer-TPRS-UKDY02105660


At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Design Assurance Engineer (m/f) in Derby, UK.
The primary purpose of this role is to undertake design assurance activities (driven by requirements-based engineering) on Projects, Bids and R&D to ensure that:
• The stakeholder requirements are fully understood (within the context of the train design),
• The train design is demonstrably compliant with contractual and legal requirements
• The train gains necessary authorization to operate in passenger service.


• Reviewing customer technical specifications and legislation to understand requirements and consequently assisting vehicle engineers in making key decisions regarding vehicle concept and architecture to ensure that these requirements are met. Support the project reliability managers to implement containments and counter-measures on identified key reliability failure modes
• Generating the necessary technical documentation in response to customer Invitations To Tender (ITTs) and leading the resolution of technical compliance issues relating to the train design during bid negotiations.
• Capture (and where necessary further develop) customer and regulatory requirements based on contractual and tender documentation and assist the cascade of these requirements with appropriate verification activities to systems within the train (in DOORs)
• Liaison with the engineering team to determine (and support development of) verification evidence necessary to gain design conformance (both customer and regulatory.
• Planning and estimating timescales and costs associated with delivery of the scope of work associated with the role and directly managing the scope of work during bids and projects.


• Engineering Degree and/or Chartered status essential, Masters Degree desirable.
• System Integration experience essential, System Architectural understanding essential.
• Rail experience desirable.
• Significant experience and hands on delivery of the design, analysis, development, testing and delivery of engineering solutions that solve complex requirements.
• Provide technical expertise in RM, Design verification and Authorisation (in at least one area – essential)
• DOORs experience desirable
• Be able to demonstrate the ability to use this technical knowledge in the support of other departments (engineering, production, procurement, projects) and the development of less experienced engineering personnel.
• Leadership experience
• Interpersonal and communication skills

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

Why Work for Us?
Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative.
You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.
As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

Do you recognize yourself in the description?
If so, apply now online with your letter of motivation as well as your detailed CV in English.
Join us! Your ideas will move people.
For more information about our projects and products or if you want to 'meet' with our global recruiting team, please join our career groups on LinkedIn or visit our careers website:

Posting date: 16.12.2019

Closing date: 15.01.2020

Competitive work package

Number of working hours 37

Your ideas move people.

Job: Design
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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